By Keith Laake If you are a large corporation, restaurant chain, city government, school district, non-profit or some other sort of organization, there are ways to reduce your company phone bill. You know telecommunications services are critical to your success. They...
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Starting with just one store at the turn of the 20th Century, this national chain has been growing ever since. Its founder had a real knack for staying ahead of the curve when it came to operating his business. He anticipated what customers wanted and gave them what...
This regional bank manages more than $17 billion in assets with 115 locations in three southwestern states. The Challenge With increased competition for financial services, bankers know their institutions must focus on efficiency and cost reduction to stay viable....
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"We hired Cost Control Associates to improve our budgeting process for water, sewer, gas and electric services across all worksites. They were already processing and paying our energy invoices,so it made sense to learn about their Budgeting and Forecasting Services. With their support, we enhanced our budgeting accuracy and gained ability to adjust utility values as needed. Cost Control delivers a timely, accurate result—and their people are always pleasant to work with."
"Cost Control Associates made a valuable contribution towards the reduction of our utility and telecommunication costs."
C. R. Bard, Inc.March 18, 2016
"It is the expert recommendations of Cost Control Associates’ staff, on a continual basis, that ease the administrative strain of trying to stay abreast of regulation, deregulation, consolidations, competition and technology."
Town of Queensbury, NYApril 14, 2016
"We had already made good progress in tracking and controlling energy costs on our own, so we questioned whether Cost Control Associates could do any better. The $2.5 million in annual savings that they found was quite an answer!"
"Our previous energy bill payer had assured us they were providing a constant close review of our rates and overall services. Cost Control Associates made a big impression when they found energy cost savings that added up to six figures!"
"Cost Control Associates recommended and implemented changes in local calling plans that resulted in significant savings for our company. We found Cost Control Associates to be prompt and detailed in their reporting and their employees very professional and courteous."
F. W. Webb CompanyMarch 18, 2016
"Cost Control Associates reduced our telephone bill costs. Their audit was thorough and comprehensive. Every aspect of our telecom services was reviewed for errors. It was a very worthwhile project."
Coca-Cola Bottling CompanyMarch 18, 2016
"Cost Control Associates showed us that a one-size-fits-all reverse auction process does not always produce the best results. We abandoned the reverse auction results for Cost Control Associates’ RFP process. They tripled the savings the reverse auction process produced!"
“The analysis was well worth any effort on our part. School districts are stretched pretty thin these days; we were happy when Cost Control Associates found opportunities for refunds and savings. I give them a ‘10’ on their overall services. They were easy to work with, too.”
Chandler Unified School District (Arizona)June 10, 2016
"We have recommended Cost Control Associates’ services to other AAA branches. We would certainly recommend them to any company or organization looking to reduce costs and find assurance that their utility and telephone accounts are billed correctly."
AAA Hudson ValleyMarch 18, 2016
“We were impressed that Cost Control Associates’ efforts produced refunds and annual savings of more than $40,000. The greatest value is knowing we are now accurately billed by the utility and telecom companies.”